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    Sale 5904

    Christie's Interiors

    31 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 513

    Stefan Knapp (1921-1996)

    Organic landscape

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Stefan Knapp (1921-1996)
    Organic landscape
    signed 'S.Knapp' (lower right)
    enamel on steel
    30 x 30 in. (76.2 x 76.2 cm.)


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    Stefan Knapp was born in 1921, in Bilgoraj, a small country town situated in the south east of Poland. He studied at the Central School of Arts & Crafts, and later at the Slade School of Fine Art. Knapp is best known for his vibrant enamel murals which can be seen in many museums and public buildings throughout the world.

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    Provenance

    A gift from the artist to Sir Denys Lasdun, C.H. (1914-2001) in the early 1960s, by whom given to the present owner.